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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-05-08 Beep! MegaDrive (JP), "June 1990" "BE-Mega dog race"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 8/10   8/10   9/10   9/10
85
[Info]
1990-0x-xx Famitsu (JP), "" "Cross review"
Actual ratings breakdown unknown, needs correcting when actual breakdown known.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 7.8/10
78
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-07-xx ACE (UK), "August 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
911 Ace Rated
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-07-16 Computer & Video Games (UK), "August 1990"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
95% CVG Hit
95
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-07-19 The Games Machine (UK), "August 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
85%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-08-09 Zero (UK), "September 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
94% Console Classic
94
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-08-xx Complete Guide to Consoles (UK), "Volume III"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
91%
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-0x-xx Joystick (FR), "Septembre 1990"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
93%
93
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-0x-xx Tilt (FR), "Septembre 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
17/20
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-09-08 Mega Drive Fan (JP), "October 1990" "Game seisekihyou"
It was first published in the 1990-09, and a corrected version was published in this issue.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 4.334/5   4.428/5   4.318/5   4.331/5   4.503/5   4.11/5
87
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-13 Mega Force (FR), "Septembre/Octobre 1991" "Zapping"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC
Son: Genial Graphisme: Genial Animation: Genial Maniabilite: Genial
100
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "November 1990" "Review Crew"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 9/10   8/10   9/10   7/10
83
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx GamePro (US), "November 1990" "ProView"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U
Graphics: 5 Sound: 4 Gameplay: 5 FunFactor: 5 Challenge: 4
92
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-11-xx Complete Guide to Consoles (UK), "Volume IV"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
89%
89
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "Winter 1990/1991"
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-05-xx The Complete Guide to Sega (UK), "" "Buyer's Guide"
The Complete Guide to Sega reviews most Mega Drive and Master System games released before May 1991.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
89%
89
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-07-xx Consoles + (FR), "Tilt Hors-Serie"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-05 Sega Power (UK), "October 1991" "The Hard Line"
Sega Power re-reviews most Master System, Mega Drive and Game Gear titles released before September 1991.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Empty.svg
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-27 Mean Machines (UK), "October 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
86%
86
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Player One (FR), "Octobre 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
97%
97
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-10-04 Sega Power (UK), "November 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 82%
82
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-1x-xx Hobby Consolas (ES), "Noviembre 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
95%
95
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-1x-xx Micromanía (segunda época) (ES), "Noviembre 1991"

Review
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73
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-1x-xx Game Power (IT), "Dicembre 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
91%
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-12-06 MegaTech (UK), "Xmas 1991" "Game Index"
MegaTech briefly reviews most of the Mega Drive games released before December 1991.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
89%
89
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-01-20 MegaTech (UK), "February 1992"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 89%
89
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-02-1x Joypad (FR), "Mars 1992"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
94% Superstar
94
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-03-19 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1992" "Sega Software Showdown Final Part"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
89%
89
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-04-23 Console XS (UK), "June/July 1992"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-06-18 Sega Pro (UK), "July 1992"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-07-xx Supergame (BR), "Julho 1992"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90%   85%   85%   90%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK), "September 1992"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
84%
84
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "October 1992" "Games Index"
Mean Machines Sega reviews most Mega Drive, Master System and Game Gear games released before September 1992.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
89%
89
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK), "January 1993" "The Complete Mega File"
Mega Drive Advanced Gaming reviews every Mega Drive game released before December 1992.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 85%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
Sega Pro re-reviews almost every Mega Drive, Mega-CD, Master System and Game Gear title released up until this point.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 89%
89
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-11-18 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK), ""
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
91%
91
[Info]
1995-04-03 Sega Mega Drive Review (RU), "1"
Reprints/translations:
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
42/50

  • 9/10
  • 10/10
  • 8/10
  • 9/10
  • 6/10
  • total-42/50
84
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-08-08 Sega Saturn Magazine (JP), "September 1995" "Beep! MegaDrive readers final rating"
It continued up until then in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP).

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 8.3081/10
83
[Info]
1996-07-01 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
1998-03-20 Tricks 16 bit (RU), "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr"
Reprints/translations:
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
85%
85
[Info]
1998-08-20 Velikiy Drakon (RU), ""
1999-11-25 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
2002-03-21 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-03-10 1700 igr dlya Sega (RU), ""
Reprints/translations:
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
60%
60
[Info]

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